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Unusual measurements


Andrew Allcock gets the measure of latest news in the application and development of metrology technology, discovering some surprising applications in this area

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Mould making and mould manufacturing technology


A rapid moulding prototyping service is favourite for Eaton Electric, while Delcam software supports a multitude of processes at a Belarus tyre mould-making facility. Plus product and news updates

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The many sides of Hexagon


Andrew Allcock travelled to Telford, to Hexagon Metrology's UK Precision Centre, to catch up on metrology and company news. Portable measurement technology is particularly active, he finds, while industry metrology ...

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Making perfect parts


How can you be sure, when you press the cycle start button, that you will machine a perfect part? Metrology Software Products (MSP) has developed a suite of software that can make that possible. Andrew Allcock reports ...

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Autosport manufacturing made easy


Complex parts, tight tolerances, difficult materials? Nothing a trip to Autosport 2012 won't resolve. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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X-ray vision and more


The application of computer tomography is still limited in engineering, but one German mould maker is benefiting. Elsewhere, probing is paying dividends. Andrew Allcock reports (includes links to product information and ...

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Core business - EuroMold 2011 preview


The optimised machining of moulds and dies, and associated features such as cores and cavities, will take centre stage at EuroMold 2011. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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MEDTEC 2011 - exhibition preview


Machinery is an official media partner of the forthcoming MEDTEC UK 2011 exhibition from 6-7 April at the Birmingham NEC. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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Southern Manufacturing


<a href"http://chilp.it/4ba4fa" target="new">Southern Manufacturing 2011</a> takes place from 16-17 February 2011, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Farnborough International Venue and Events (FIVE), Hants. Some 400+ suppliers ...

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Seeing the bigger picture


Machinery reveals how the National Physical Laboratory's FreeForm Centre for industrial non-contact measurement is informing Jaguar Land Rover's manufacturing processes

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Measured benefits


White light scanning has provided Kevin Wheatcroft, owner of Donington Park racetrack, with the solution to the manufacture of spares for elderly vehicles. Elsewhere, a large CMM has been key

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Enlightened approach


Subcontractor Dawson Precision Components, Oldham, Lancs, has invested in training its workforce and upgrading its quality credentials before, during and after the recession. Andrew Allcock caught up with the company at ...

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The worth of Werth


Mantech Sales last year won the contract to distribute Werth Messtechnik's dimensional measurement machines in the UK. Machinery reviews the Werth range, which boasts a number of novelties [video]